Dr. David Dornbos

Dr. Dornbos teaches our Field Biology in Spring course at the Great Lakes Campus during May Term. He received a B.S. in biology from Calvin College, M.S. in crop production and physiology from Ohio State University, and Ph.D. in crop production and physiology from Iowa State University.

Prior to teaching at Calvin College, he worked for 15 years at Syngenta Seeds, ultimately becoming Global Head of Seed Production Research. David's research includes work on utilizing green space for carbon sequestration and understanding the characteristics that allow invasive shrub species to thrive, specifically glossy buckthorn and autumn olive.